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Alpha Safety offers Cable Avoidance training as an Alpha Certified programme or with NPORS Certification. Through the NPORS route students who successfully complete the training will receive an NPORS Card and Certificate.

This short course addresses both the theory and practical aspects of safely using a Cable Avoidance Tool (CAT) and Signal Generator (Genny). Students will be taught essentials on how to use the equipment before a practical element where they will be shown how to correctly trace and mark underground service lines.

Training is delivered in line with HSG 47 for Avoiding Danger from Underground Services.


This course can also be delivered as an EUSR (Energy & Utility Skills Register) or an In House accredited programme where required. If you would like more information, please contact us online or call 01792 585868.

Please note: We currently only offer EUSR and In House accredited qualifications as privately run courses.


• Current Legislation & Best Practice (including HSG 47)

• Correct Usage of the CAT & Genny

• Implications of Improper Use

• Utility Plans

• Equipment Features

• Correct Marking of Observations


This course is beneficial to anyone involved in work associated with excavation. This includes individuals employed in construction and utility maintenance.


Theory & Practical Assessment


3 Years

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